Crafty Kindle Cover

Chain of Mercy Kindle CoverThose of you who know me, know that I’m not crafty. Honestly, doing crafts induces rather reduces stress, so I actively avoid crafting. Yet, every once in a while I get the itch to try something, and I’m thrilled when it turns out.

Now to be completely honest, I have attempted this craft before (go >here<), but I’ve modified this project a wee bit because I wanted a Kindle cover created from Chain of Mercy. CoM doesn’t come out in a hard cover edition, so I had to invent a way to spotlight my cover.

I purchased a hard cover book from our local Goodwill store, cut out the pages, added felt-backed material to the inside, and spray-painted inside and out.

Kindle Cover Interior

Then I decoupaged my cover onto the painted book and voilà! I have a Chain of Mercy Kindle cover.

Chain of Mercy Kindle Cover

Now, it’s not quite finished–I want to trim out the inside with some ribbon or colored duct tape or something–I’ll know when I see it. Also, this time I had my cover printed on photograph paper which turned out so-so. Next time, I’ll get a copy printed on regular paper which will adhere better, or maybe I’ll just take the cover off of one of my mistake-filled ARCs (advanced reader copy).

Still, for a first attempt, I don’t think it’s too shabby. 🙂

Now, if you don’t have your e-book copy of Chain of Mercy, you can purchase one for just $4.99 from one of these retailers!:

Amazon | Barnes and Noble

6 thoughts on “Crafty Kindle Cover

  1. Very cool! Great idea. I’m about as crafty as a stick in the mud which is what my friends think of me when it comes to crafting. Yuck. You done good, Girl.

  2. I did go to a T-shirt place and had them transpose the cover to The Famous One on a black T-shirt. It came out great. I let others do the crafting. 😉

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